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#United States

# united-states - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Hurricane Florence expected to deliver 'direct hit' to US East Coast

President Trump said this is one of the worst storms to hit the east coast in many years.

# united-states - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From The42 Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA Brazil This post contains videos

Captain fantastic: Neymar and Firmino on target as Brazil cruise to victory over USA

PSG star Neymar scored on his first outing as national team captain on Friday night.

# united-states - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Ryder Cup pick 'beyond special', says Woods Bound For France

Ryder Cup pick 'beyond special', says Woods

After setting the goal of making the United States Ryder Cup team, Tiger Woods was delighted to be one of Jim Furyk’s captain’s picks.

# united-states - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Amazon has become a trillion dollar company

The company, which was created in a garage in Washington, has come a long way.

# united-states - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

# united-states - Friday 24 August, 2018

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# united-states - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Turkey shaken by financial fears as Trump rattles it further

Donald Trump tweeted that he had authorized the doubling of steel and aluminium tariffs with respect to Turkey.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Father arrested at New Mexico camp was 'training children to commit school shootings'

Tests on a dead body found at the compound are being carried out to see if they are his son.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Iranian leader accuses US of 'psychological warfare' as Trump reimposes sanctions

Trump pulled the US out of a historic nuclear deal in May.

# united-states - Saturday 4 August, 2018

North Korea criticises US for acting with 'alarming' impatience on denuclearisation issue

A UN report has said that North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade sanctions.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium

The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# united-states - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval Exclusive

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.

# united-states - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'I fought hard for them': Trump hits out at Harley-Davidson over plans to move some production overseas

The company is seeking to avoid retaliatory European tariffs imposed last week.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# united-states - Monday 25 June, 2018

Harley-Davidson to move some production out of the US over EU tariffs

The iconic American brand was hit with retaliatory tariffs by the EU.

# united-states - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# united-states - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

# united-states - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'I wanted to share my story but I was paralysed in fear': Black Panther actor and undocumented migrant

Bambadjan Bamba is living in limbo in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.

# united-states - Friday 15 June, 2018

EU approves tariffs on US motorcycles, bourbon and blue jeans as trade war grows

Europe’s move fuels a growing transatlantic trade war just days after a disastrous G7 summit in Canada.

# united-states - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Trump hails summit with Kim: 'The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!'

In a joint statement following the talks, Kim agreed to the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.

# united-states - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

Donald Trump says the US will stop holding 'provocative' war games on the Korean peninsula

Trump made the announcement following his summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un.

# united-states - Monday 11 June, 2018

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# united-states - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit

The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.

# united-states - Thursday 7 June, 2018

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

# united-states - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Ireland vs USA, international friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland vs USA, international friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the United States in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# united-states - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Canada hits US with €10.9 billion in retaliatory tariffs in steel row

The US has said it will impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico.

# united-states - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# united-states - Thursday 24 May, 2018

From The42 First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# united-states - Friday 18 May, 2018

'A heinous attack': 10 people killed in Texas high school shooting

The student who orchestrated the attack used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he apparently took from his father.

# united-states - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Controversial candidate involved in torture in the past confirmed as new CIA director

Yesterday Haspel’s nomination was approved by the US Senate Intelligence Committee.

# united-states - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# united-states - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# united-states - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Trump snubs 'phony White House correspondents dinner' for second year in a row

“If you don’t smile they will say he was terrible. He couldn’t take it. If you do smile, they will say what was he smiling about.”

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# united-states - Saturday 28 April, 2018

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

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